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UP - Iowa Falls Rail Crossing

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Iowa Falls Junction Rail Bridge

Photo taken by Quinn Phelan in January 2009

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BH Photo #131440

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Overview
Pony plate girder bridge over Union Pacific Railroad on Union Pacific Railroad in Iowa Falls
Location
Iowa Falls, Hardin County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1913, Approaches Added 1941
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
pony/through girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 160.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.51499, -93.26319   (decimal degrees)
42°30'54" N, 93°15'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/478379/4706990 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Iowa Falls West
Inventory number
BH 38487 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 7, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • January 30, 2013: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • July 30, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added information, bridge is actually owned by UP
  • March 23, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Canadian National Railway", "Minneapolis and St. Louis Railway"
  • February 25, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Chicago, Central & Pacific Railroad"
  • December 3, 2011: Updated by Frank Hicks: Added GPS coordinates; bridge pictured goes over a different railroad rather than over Hwy 65
  • January 6, 2009: Added by Quinn Phelan

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